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Cinnamon Mocha Coffee Recipe

Cinnamon Mocha Coffee Recipe

Most store-bought flavored coffees are quite expensive. So here's a special early-morning beverage you can make at home. The aroma of cinnamon and cocoa makes this coffee hard to resist. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/3 cup ground coffee (not instant coffee granules)
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cinnamon sticks, optional
  • Whipped cream, optional


  • 1. In a coffeemaker basket, combine the coffee and ground cinnamon. Prepare 4 cups brewed coffee according to manufacturer's directions.
  • 2. Meanwhile, combine the milk, sugar, cocoa and vanilla in a saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat for 5-7 minutes or until small bubbles appear on the sides of the pan, stirring occasionally (do not boil). Pour hot milk mixture into four coffee cups, then add cinnamon-flavored coffee. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and whipped cream if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 77 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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Tulsi17 User ID: 3543438 111516
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2014

"So far, the best success I've had making cinnamon coffee is to add a cinnamon stick to the glass coffee pot and let the cinnamon stick steep in the coffee til desired taste. I have not had much luck using powdered cinnamon. It was ok but not like that delicious cinnamon coffee from the tiniest little coffee shop on Beacon Hill in the 80's. I've dreamed of it ever since!"

melaniesbox User ID: 6314993 38666
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2013

"The name sounded wonderful; however, I wasn't impressed...had trouble getting cinnamon to even blend with the coffee..1/3 cup grounds was way too strong, as was 2 tbsp cocoa to only one cup milk. I like the concept but won't use this recipe again. Sorry!"

sunshinejlk User ID: 6240251 131458
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2012

"It was ok. I used skim milk and sweet and low to make it healthier. I measured 1 cup prepared coffee and 1/2 cup if the cocoa mixture since I had a big mug and wanted to know the proportions."

MY REVIEW User ID: 3454209 65337
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2012

"Just a quick FYI--my first time trying this recipe, the cinnamon clogged in my coffeemaker making the coffee overflow all over the counter. Now instead of using the screen filter that came with the maker, I use a paper filter, add the mix and place another paper filter over the grounds. This seems to work just fine and makes a great cup of coffee."

mikekey User ID: 4889946 205189
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2010

"Delicious and easy!"

peggygivens User ID: 3686540 44242
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2010

"i cut the cinnamon to 1/2 tsp. I found 3/4 tsp to be a bit overpowering."

luvjim User ID: 3623905 88491
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2009

"I just wanted a mocha drink using cocoa so I tried this one without the cinnamon and it is great!"

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